President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. visited an orthopedic specialist in Newark, Del., on Sunday afternoon, after he twisted his ankle enjoying with one in every of his canines over the vacation weekend, in accordance with his workplace.
“Preliminary X-rays are reassuring that there isn’t any apparent fracture and he shall be getting a further CT for extra detailed imaging,” Dr. Kevin O’Connor stated in a press release distributed by Mr. Biden’s workplace.
A Biden spokesman stated the president-elect would obtain an X-ray and a further CT scan Sunday afternoon as a way to keep away from disrupting his schedule on Monday.
Mr. Biden is already working on a crunched transition timeframe, after the pinnacle of the Normal Companies Administration did not formally acknowledge the presidential election results for weeks after Election Day, quickly depriving Mr. Biden of entry to federal assets and prohibiting his advisers from starting coordination with officers from the Trump administration.
An orthopedist was inspecting Mr. Biden “out of an abundance of warning,” his workplace stated.
The president-elect injured his ankle on Saturday whereas enjoying along with his canine Main. A van maneuvered to dam reporters and photographers from seeing Mr. Biden as he entered the physician’s workplace on Sunday.
The Bidens adopted Main, a German shepherd they’d been fostering, in 2018. They’ve one other German shepherd, Champ, and have announced plans to get a cat after they transfer into the White Home subsequent 12 months.